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Yes, You Can Save for College and Retirement

Yes, You Can Save for College and Retirement

By Arielle O'Shea | Nov 20
When you have limited resources, how can you save for both college for your kids and retirement for yourself?

Winners and Losers Under the Senate Tax Overhaul Proposal

Winners and Losers Under the Senate Tax Overhaul Proposal

By Marcy Gordon | Nov 18
The ultra-wealthy, especially those with dynastic businesses - like President Donald Trump and his family - do very well under a major Republican tax bill moving in the Senate, as they do under legislation passed this week by the House.

Liz Weston: Not Feeling the Recovery? You're Not Alone

Liz Weston: Not Feeling the Recovery? You're Not Alone

By Liz Weston | Nov 15
Incomes are up, the stock market is soaring, and home prices have largely recovered from the mortgage meltdown. But Americans still haven't regained all the wealth they lost and, on the whole, are worse off than in 1998.

Will Your Store Credit Card Survive 'Retail Apocalypse?'

Will Your Store Credit Card Survive 'Retail Apocalypse?'

By Melissa Lambarena | Nov 11
Just because a store turns out its lights doesn't mean the end is also nigh for your store credit card.

Ask Brianna: What Should I Do If I Think I'm Underpaid?

Ask Brianna: What Should I Do If I Think I'm Underpaid?

By Brianna McGurran | Nov 9
U.S. workers put in more hours in 2016 than the average among countries in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. Yet overall financial security in the U.S. declined across most age groups between 2000 and 2014.

Liz Weston: Why Would Anyone Rent to Own?

Liz Weston: Why Would Anyone Rent to Own?

By Liz Weston | Nov 5
People who use rent-to-own stores often end up paying twice the retail price - or more - for anything they buy. So why do millions of people rent to own?

Rent to Own: Be Informed Before You Sign

Rent to Own: Be Informed Before You Sign

By Amrita Jayakumar and Brad Wolverton | Nov 2
If you're considering a rent-to-own deal or are already in a contract, here's what you need to know.

Liz Weston: Equifax Hack Isn't Over - More Risks Ahead

Liz Weston: Equifax Hack Isn't Over - More Risks Ahead

By Liz Weston | Nov 1
Credit freezes won't prevent criminals from taking over credit, bank, retirement and investment accounts. Here's what else you can do to secure your money and credit.

Vanquish A Phantom Debt for Good

Vanquish A Phantom Debt for Good

By Sean Pyles | Oct 29
Last year, 41 percent of the debt collection complaints received by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau concerned repeated attempts to collect a debt the consumer didn't owe. Here's how to respond if it happens to you.

Ryan, Pelosi Divided as House Budget Passage

Ryan, Pelosi Divided as House Budget Passage

Oct 27
The House narrowly passed a GOP budget on Thursday. Speaker Paul Ryan expressed enthusiasm, while Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said it was "drawing a line in the sand" between the middle class and extremely wealthy.

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